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Snowboarders Sue Alta Ski Area

It looks like snowboarders have finally decided they can’t take it anymore. Citing protection under the 14th Amendment, four boarders and a Utah nonprofit corporation calling itself Wasatch Equality Utah claim Alta has no right to ban them. They’re suing the only skiers-only area in the country that operates on federal land. There have always been murmurs that Alta might […]

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Brighton Boasts Women’s Only Terrain Park

Making history in the jib department, Brighton Resort will christen Utah’s- and quite possibly the world’s- first and only girl’s snowboard park this Saturday. Krista’s Park opens for business after the official 1 p.m. ribbon cutting. “A number of ladies came to us and said they felt intimidated while trying to learn in the parks,” Brighton’s Jared Winkler told SnoCountry.com. “They […]

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Alta Breeds Skiers

There are only three resorts left in the U.S. that ban snowboarders. Two are located in Utah. Deer Valley and Alta. Say hi to Mike. Mike used to be a “snowboader”. The 29-year-old with a PhD in physics moved from Toronto to Salt Lake City for the backcountry terrain and to chill for a winter while he figured out what […]

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Day Three of Dew Tour Up Next

You don’t have to be a halfpipe or slopestyle athlete to appreciate the competition throwing down at Snowbasin Resort in Utah this weekend. In fact, Saturday’s ski halfpipe finals for the 2012 Dew Tour drew huge crowds from skater teens to families. The annual event debuted in 2008 as the first-ever winter action sports tour with a stop in Utah. […]

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